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The Importance of Being Earnest at The Footlight Club

June 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 16, 2019

An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until June 2, 2019

$20

The Footlight Club, America’s oldest continuously operating community theater and one of Jamaica Plain’s hidden gems, is proud to announce its final show of its 142nd season: Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest”, for six performances this June at its Eliot Hall home, 7A Eliot St, Jamaica Plain.

A farcical comedy set in late Victorian era London, in which the leading characters maintain fictitious personae to escape burdensome social obligations, the play is widely considered to be Wilde’s masterpiece, as well as the most often revived of his plays.  The Importance of Being Earnest brought Wilde to the peak of his career, mere months before his reputations would come crashing down, forcing the show to close out its West End debut only months after opening.

The show runs Fridays and Saturdays from June 1 - June 16 at 8pm, with a Sunday matinee at 2pm on June 2.

Details

Date:
June 7
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cost:
$20
Website:
http://www.footlight.org/blog/2019/earnest

Organizer

The Footlight Club
Phone:
617-524-3200
Website:
www.Footlight.org

Other

Organizer status (we charge $5 for for-profit listings)
Not for profit or community group
Email (will not be used for public posting)
promotions@footlight.org

Venue

The Footlight Club
7A Eliot Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Phone:
617-524-3200
Website:
www.Footlight.org

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